Adjective "vandalistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/vand(ə)ˈlɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Police investigating a weekend vandalistic attack on an unoccupied advance factory have described the incident as one of the most outrageous and disgusting they have ever encountered.'
  2. 'So far, the general opinion seems to be that a small group of people were involved in a vandalistic prank, rather than a conspiracy to extort or steal money.'

Definitions

1. deliberately mischievous or malicious destruction or damage of property: vandalism of public buildings.

2. the conduct or spirit characteristic of the Vandals.

3. willful or ignorant destruction of artistic or literary treasures.

4. a vandalic act.

More examples(as adjective)

"elements can be vandalistic."

Origin

(vandalism)